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Technological progress brings far-reaching benefits, but it also poses increasingly serious threats to humankind. With governments and citizens already struggling with the consequences of recent innovations – from job displacement to security risks – technology policy is likely to take center stage
Samsung says pre-orders for its new flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone are better than those of the discontinued and dangerous S7.
Europe is often viewed as a digital laggard, running far behind the US and Asia. But two new reports tell a very different story, showing how European startups are now taking the lead in artificial intelligence, creating new tech hubs, and attracting investment from traditional industrial stalwarts.
It does not even exist yet as a working system but 5G is this year's hot topic at the Mobile World Congress technology show in Barcelona.
The transformative power of digitalisation is the theme this year at CeBIT, the world's largest technology trade fair, previewed by Euronews.
We take a look at the contrasting visions of 2017 from Arnold Schwarzenegger's "The Running Man" and Soviet Film strip, "In the year 2017". One portrays a capitalist dystopia, the other a communist ut
Europol says a giant network of hijacked computers suspected of attacking online banking customers has been dismantled.
Snapchat seems to move closer to becoming a public company by reportedly filed for an initial public offering of shares to test investor interest.
Facebook has opened up its Messenger app to create “chatbots,” as the compny looks to expand its reach into customer services and business
Apple seeks to prove bigger is not always better with the unveiling of the new, smaller, iPhone and iPad.
Hundreds of New York City payphones are being given a high-tech makeover with the introduction of free Wi-Fi kiosks. Standing over 2.7 metres tall
A former HSBC bank employee, who leaked information on clients and their tax situation, has been jailed for five years. Herve Falciani, who worked
The hackers’ collective known as “Anonymous” has apparently responded to the attacks on Paris by declaring war on ISIL in a video posted on YouTube
Hackers have stolen personal information from millions more people than previously estimated in a massive attack on US government databases. The
The near year-long GLOBALE art event celebrates art in the digital age. Organised in the south western Germany city of Karlsruhe, which is
The EU is investigating Google for favouring its own products in search results. In one of the highest profile cases of its kind in recent years, the
Two Florida-based consumers have launched a lawsuit against mighty Apple claiming the company has been falsely advertising the memory capacity of its
Apple has unveiled thinner and more powerful iPads on Thursday hoping to reanimate sales in a saturated market. Thanks to a leak, we knew ahead of
The FireChat messaging app is fast becoming one of the most popular tools for defying communication blocks during Hong Kong’s pro-democracy
CeBit – the digital industry’s biggest trade fair – has opened its doors. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron
It has been exactly 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg and his co-founders at Harvard University launched Facebook. Initially it was destined
Brussels, Saturday January 25, 5pm: a dozen people have worn their eyes out for hours on the MEPs’ handwritten financial interests declarations
Eight of the world’s leading technology firms including Google, Apple and Twitter have formed an alliance calling for changes to US government
George Bizos, a personal friend of Nelson Mandela, is the man who defended him like no one else did under Apartheid. He was his lawyer, would always
France has recently come under pressure to change the way it treats businesses – cut red-tape, reduce corporation tax and generally become more
Dell has reported a 79 percent slump in quarterly profit as personal computer sales continued to slide, with people moving to smartphones and
China has knocked the United States off the number one spot in yet another area. First it was cars, now it’s personal computers. The research
Our latest Hi Tech programme is all about phishing. Phishing is an attempt to gain sensitive information – passwords or bank details – by